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India is desperately seeking the perfect Santa

With the two main players inhabiting different planetary systems, it’s a tough call for voters.

02 Dec 2017 4:32 AM

Murder mysteries, sob stories hook people

Bollywood which used to be a big leveller and unifier two decades ago, is no longer that magnet.

18 Nov 2017 12:29 AM

Halloween over... but the skeletons refuse to go

The funny thing is, all those high-profile bankers are treated like huge celebrities.

04 Nov 2017 6:29 AM

Stop this travesty, protect our heritage

Evil elements can destroy historical monuments through their callous acts of ‘cleansing and purifying culture’.

21 Oct 2017 12:57 AM

This is not what I voted for in 2014

Nobody could have seen this coming after that stupendous, sweeping BJP win in the last general elections.

07 Oct 2017 12:18 AM


Truth in media: The nation does care

Arnab’s hold over his fans was formidable enough to get away with his obnoxious style of functioning.

23 Sep 2017 12:24 AM

Do murders and mayhem define Karnataka?

Altogether 27 journalists have been targeted and slaughtered since 1992, according to reports.

09 Sep 2017 12:16 AM

Thank you for the privacy

Most Indians believe there is no such thing as “too much intrusion” in the lives of citizens.

27 Aug 2017 5:44 AM

Battle for a seat: A monstrous symbol?

Ahmed Patel’s reputation as a super-efficient manager was at stake in the sensitive Ahmedabad imbroglio.

12 Aug 2017 12:25 AM

Nitish gets Modi’s jadoo ki jhappi

Narendra Modi’s sweep is almost total. And it only goes to prove how unmotivated, unprepared & uninformed the Congress is at this crucial juncture.

29 Jul 2017 1:01 AM


Shobhaa’s Take: Stop muzzling the argumentative Indian

This week’s big news revolved around a documentary on the life of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen.

15 Jul 2017 2:40 AM

Shobhaa’s Take: Modi spoke up too little, too late

Both men are selfie-obsessed narcissists and clearly adore preening under the spotlight.

01 Jul 2017 4:23 AM

Let’s make our education more humane

Something is definitely going on in classrooms across India that requires a closer examination.

03 Jun 2017 12:51 AM

Nation’s rage: Why are Indians so angry?

Most front page stories are about violence in some form or the other.

20 May 2017 12:23 AM

Treat patients with dignity, please

The surgery was declared a huge success and greeted by much applause, as countless images of a smiling Emaan were released to the press.

06 May 2017 12:11 AM


India is changing... softly, smartly

Out of the 100 cities identified for the Smart City Mission, Indore features in the top 20.

22 Apr 2017 12:23 AM

Please treat me like a cow

We may work as hard, and provide the same services to mankind, but we rate much lower in the social order.

08 Apr 2017 3:57 AM

London Bridge is falling down

Today, we hurtle on stoically, living for the moment, and not bothering about semantics.

25 Mar 2017 2:00 AM

Amid Northern Lights, some UP thoughts

How many more tests does the PM have to pass?

11 Mar 2017 2:36 AM

Ram Bharose’s time has come... waiting to happen

During the past five years, small town India has grabbed space for itself in the country’s imagination.

25 Feb 2017 12:38 AM